Domestic tourism helping to sustain Chukka
A recent multimillion-dollar expansion to Chukka Good Hope in Trelawny has resulted in the attraction receiving a boost from the domestic tourism market.
Several corporate entities are flocking to the local attraction for team-building exercises, retreats, staff and family fun days, instead of hopping on an aircraft for another Caribbean destination or North America.
In the last six months, more than 7,400 Jamaicans employed to companies such as the Jamaica Money Market Brokers, Rainforest Seafoods, National Commercial Bank, The Gleaner, Wray and Nephew, Sagicor and Carreras, have opted to use the Trelawny attraction for group outings.
"Although we have a number of Chukka attractions on the island, the most popular among Jamaicans currently is Good Hope because of the diversity it offers," Chukka's chief executive officer, John Byles, told Hospitality Jamaicalast week.
Byles noted that the ... read